E-297 - Clove Bud (Eugenia cryophyllata)
Smells like, well, cloves. Tan to dark brown with a low viscosity. Excellent insect repellent.
Historical Folklore Application
Used for thousands of years as a toothache remedy. More modernly used by massage therapists as muscle rub when diluted in a carrier oil. Said to Stimulate the mind and memory, has profound aphrodisiac effect on some.
Botanical Name:Eugenia cryophyllata
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Plant Part Used:Steam distilled from plant buds.
Aroma:Sharp, Sweet, Spicy
Blends With:Bay Rum, Clary Sage, Jasmine, Ginger, Cinnamon, Lavender, Ylang Ylang
How Used:Smells like, well, cloves. Tan to dark brown with a low viscosity. Excellent insect repellent.